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Empty Nest 

"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston, and his two adult daughters, Barbara and Carol Weston, who have come back to ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Richard Mulligan ...  Dr. Harry Weston 170 episodes, 1988-1995
Dinah Manoff ...  Carol Weston 170 episodes, 1988-1995
David Leisure ...  Charley Dietz 170 episodes, 1988-1995
Park Overall ...  Laverne Todd 170 episodes, 1988-1995
Kristy McNichol ...  Barbara Weston 121 episodes, 1988-1995
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"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston, and his two adult daughters, Barbara and Carol Weston, who have come back to live with him after failed marriages. Much of the humour is derived from Barbara and Carols' ongoing attempts, and failure, to find the perfect partner, and once again leave the "nest". There is also the skirt-chasing next door neighbour, Charlie Dietz and Harry's southern nurse, Laverne Todd, unique for her unbelievable Hickory stories. Written by Campbelc <campbelc@ozemail.com.au>

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Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1988 (USA) See more »

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Harry's Nest See more »

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Runtime:

(170 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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After the failed backdoor pilot took place, the idea was scrapped, but then they decided to revamp the cast, getting rid of the entire cast that performed in Empty Nests, and they brought in Richard Mulligan, Dinah Manoff, David Leisure etc. See more »

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[repeated line]
Carol Weston: I am sick!
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Referenced in Nurses: Playing Doctor (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

LIFE GOES ON
Written by George Aliceson Tipton and John Bettis
Performed by Billy Vera and The Beaters
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Nice Series!
18 September 1999 | by macpherrSee all my reviews

Widower Dr. Harry Weston, Richard Mulligan (London Suite), was a pediatrician with two daughters: Carol Weston, who was very neurotic, played by Dinah Manoff (Ordinary People). She was a little neurotic but very funny. Barbara Weston, the young daughter Kristy McNichol (Family) was the cute and sane one in the family. Doctor Weston was a wonderful dad. Dr. Weston's receptionist was Laverne, Park Overall (Undercover Blues) a very southern woman, who was always talking about her home town Hickory. She was adorable. Charley Dietz was the neighbor who was always running out of food and everything else and was always coming over to borrow something and eat their food. When David Leisure (The Brady Bunch Movie) played this part he was also making commercials for Isuzu, and he was a liar in the commercial. To some extent Carley had a bit of that edge and was a complete womanizer. The Westons lived next door to the Golden Girls, and sometimes one of them would come by and make guest appearances. One of them was Estelle Getty (Golden Girls) Sophia Petrillo, the little old lady who took her pocket book everywhere including to bed. As in every family show the Westons had a cute dog. This was a nice series. I have found memories of it.


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